Ghost walk for Halloween

12:08pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A HALLOWEEN walk will give an insight into ghostly goings-on in Chipping Sodbury on Friday, October 31.

Halloween at the Chantry

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SPOOKY evening is in store at the Chantry for their Halloween event this year.

Chantry fireworks night

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FIREWORKS night will be held at the Chantry in Thornbury on Wednesday, November 5.

Charity coffee morning will be held in Alveston

10:20am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held in Alveston Methodist Church Hall on Wednesday, November 5 between 10am and 12pm.

Thornbury diabetic group to hold Christmas bazaar

10:14am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THORNBURY Diabetic Support Group will be holding a Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 22.

War concert in Slimbridge

2:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ST JOHN'S Church, in Slimbridge, is holding a World War Commemorative Concert on Friday, November 7, at 7.30pm. This will be an evening of music and song with a raffle and refreshments. Entry is free but donations to the church are appreciated.

High teas at Cam Memorial Hall

2:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGH teas are available at Cam Memorial Hall every last Wednesday of the month. The teas run from 3 to 4.30pm, with a cost of £4.

Golden Age Club at Cam Memorial Hall

2:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Golden Age Club will meet every second Wednesday of the month at Cam Memorial Hall from 2 to 4 pm. The cost is £2.50.

Musical duo come to Charfield

1:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE TALENTED musical pair Pagoda Duo will perform at Charfield Memorial Hall on Sunday (October 25).

Olveston Young Farmers to hold their annual harvest supper

11:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OLVESTON Young Farmers will hold their annual harvest supper on Saturday (October 25).

Oxjam coming to Oxfam in Thornbury

3:02pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE OXFAM charity shop in Thornbury will be holding special music event on Saturday, November 1.

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9:18am Monday 20th October 2014

THE AGM for Dursley in Bloom will be held on Monday, November 10, at 6pm in the upper room of Dursley Town Council offices.

Yate talk marks Yate twinning link

2:46pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE first of two talks to mark the 30th anniversary of Yate's twinning with a German town will be held in Yate Heritage Centre.

Author to launch new book in Olveston

12:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN AUTHOR will be giving a talk to Olveston Parish Historical Society as well as launching his new book at an event on Wednesday, November 5.

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9:51am Friday 17th October 2014

A HEALTH walk of approximately 45 minutes will take place on pavements and footpaths in and around Dursley today and every Thursday. The group meets by Dursley swimming pool steps for a 2pm start. Registered Guide/Assistance dogs allowed. The walk will be led by Shirley and Jim. Contact Vale Vision 07749 364526

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1:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Friends of Purton guided tour of the Purton Hulks will meet at Purton car park at 1pm on Sunday, October 26. All donations will be appreciated. To find out more about the group visit www.friendsofpurton.org.uk.

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1:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AGE UK Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to train to become valued members of their team giving citizen's advice in people's homes. The charity values its employees as one of the most valuable parts of their organisation and make a commitment to giving them a good experience as they volunteer to support the needs of older people in the county. Age UK are also looking for volunteers to help people adjust at home after returning from hospital. If you are interested in volunteering contact Chez on CMilne@ageukgloucestershire.org.uk or GL11, the community hub.

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12:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

DURSLEY and Cam Royal British Legion are holding their annual Proms Concert in Listers Hall on Saturday, October 25. Doors will open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Supporting this year are Wotton Silver Band, Dursley Male Voice Choir and Innsworth Military Wives Choir. Tickets cost £8 and are available from Wildwood Flowers, in Dursley, or call Kate on 07704506186.

Manorbrook will welcome in next year's

11:58am Thursday 16th October 2014

PARENTS looking for places for children starting reception in September 2015 are being invited to two open days at Manorbrook Primary School.

Halloween party to boost Yate fund raising efforts

11:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FANCY dress halloween party in Yate on Saturday, October 25, will raise money for the town's Susan Hampshire House.

Owl prowl replace bat walk

11:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

This year’s bat walk at Filnore Woods will be replaced by an owl prowl from 7pm on Tuesday, October 28, meeting at Thornbury Leisure Centre.

Halloween party in Charfield

10:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FAMILY Halloween disco will be held at Charfield Memorial Hall on Friday, October 31 between 7pm and 10pm.

Therapy taster sessions aid Cancer Research UK

3:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

REFLEXOLOGIST Buddug Green has increased her fund raising for Cancer Research UK to £1,080 after her latest taster sessions in aid of the charity.

Thornbury Rambling Club to visit Monmouthshire

12:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THORNBURY Rambling Club will walk at Fedw Wood on Sunday, October 19.

October winners for Rockhampton village hall 100 club

9:27am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE OCTOBER winners for Rockhampton Village Hall 100 club were:

Thornbury neighbourhood police to hold beat surgery

3:57pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Thornbury’s neighbourhood police are holding a brand new beat surgery at the Wyevale Garden Centre at Milbury Heath on Wednesday, October 22 at 1.30pm.

Dursley event to explore the Holy Spirit

1:18pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

IGNITE, a two day conference at Dursley Tabernacle URC, will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 17 and 18. The conference intends to explore the person and work of the Holy Spirit. All are welcome to attend and there is no charge for admission. More details can be found at www.dursleytab.org.uk.

Dursley and Cam Royal British Legion to hold annual Proms Concert

12:33pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

DURSLEY and Cam Royal British Legion are holding their annual Proms Concert in Listers Hall on Saturday, October 25. Doors will open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Supporting this year are Wotton Silver Band, Dursley Male Voice Choir and Innsworth Military Wives Choir. Tickets cost £8 and are available from Wildwood Flowers, in Dursley, or call Kate on 07704506186.

Crafty times in Chipping Sodbury

11:44am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A CRAFT and gift fair will be held in Chipping Sodbury Town Hall on Saturday, November 8.

Quiz time in Yate for Cancer Research UK

11:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A QUIZ night will be held in a Yate pub to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

New Siblands children descend on Thornbury church

9:57am Tuesday 14th October 2014

CHILDREN from New Siblands School will be congregating at the Baptist Church in Thornbury at 10am on Monday, October 20.

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4:57pm Monday 13th October 2014

ST JOHN'S Church, in Slimbridge, is holding a First World War Commemorative Concert on Friday, November 7 at 7.30pm. This will be an evening of music and song to commemorate the First World War, with old favourites such as Over There, There's a Long Long Trail Awinding and many more. There will be a raffle and an interval with refreshments. Entry is free but donations in aid of the maintenance of the church would be greatly appreciated.

Tourist centre stocking hospital bus timetables

4:44pm Monday 13th October 2014

ANYONE who needs to travel to Southmead Hospital by bus can now pick up a timetable from Chipping Sodbury's tourist information centre.

Flower Club to hold demonstration next week

4:22pm Monday 13th October 2014

THORNBURY and District Flower Club are having a demonstration, titled “Down Your Way” by Janet Davies on Thursday, October 23 at Thornbury Methodist Church Hall from 7.30pm.

Flowers of the World to adorn Wickwar

12:27pm Monday 13th October 2014

A FLOWER Festival will be held at Wickwar Congregational Church.

Alveston Local History Group

10:31am Monday 13th October 2014

ALVESTON Local History Group’s next meeting will include a talk titled ‘A Bristol Soldier of the Great War’ by Barry Williamson.

Wotton gardening talk

9:57am Monday 13th October 2014

David Usher will be speaking on the topic 'the answer lies in the soil' on Tuesday, October 21, at 7.30 pm, in the Club Room, in Gloucester Street, Wotton-under-Edge. Visitors are are welcome, with a £2 charge for entry. Enquiries to be directed at David Wilson on 01453 521523.

Wickwar school open morning

4:21pm Friday 10th October 2014

AN open morning will be held at Alexander Hosea Primary School, Wickwar, on Thursday, October 16.

Quiz night to raise funds for patients of Vale Community Hospital

2:44pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE VALE Community Hospital League of Friends are holding a quiz on Friday, October 24, in Dursley Community Centre, Rednock Drive, at 7 for 7.30pm. Teams are to be comprised of four with an entry fee of £6 per team. There is a bar available and a raffle will be held. All money raised will benefit patients at the hospital.

Dursley Parish Church choir in concert

2:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

DURSLEY Parish Church choir will perform in concert on Saturday, October 18. The event is in honour of Lionel Jones', who has served the choir for 80 years. The performance includes work by Bach, Handel, Stanford and more. The event will take place at St James' Church at 6.30pm. Anybody is welcome to come along and watch the choir perform and admission is free. Donations can be made to the church on the evening.

Age UK Gloucestershire in need of volunteers

2:34pm Friday 10th October 2014

AGE UK Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to train to become valued members of their team giving citizen's advice in people's homes. The charity values its employees as one of the most valuable parts of their organisation and make a commitment to giving them a good experience as they volunteer to support the needs of older people in the county. Age UK are also looking for volunteers to help people adjust at home after returning from hospital. If you are interested in volunteering contact Chez on CMilne@ageukgloucestershire.org.uk or GL11, the community hub.

Thornbury and District Stamp Club's next meeting

12:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

THORNBURY and District Stamp Club will welcome Kevin Darcy to talk about Boer War POW at their meeting tomorrow (October 17).

Thornbury Hospital League of Friends to hold a coffee morning

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

THORNBURY Hospital’s League of Friends is holding a coffee morning in Thornbury Methodist Church Hall on Saturday, October 25.

Course will show how to include volunteers with learning disabilities

10:42am Friday 10th October 2014

A ONE day course, run by professional trainers, will show how groups can make volunteers with learning disabilities part of their team.

Rangeworthy to remember wartime sacrifice

4:11pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WORK carried out by pupils at Rangeworthy Primary School on the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be displayed during a special weekend in the village church.

Digging up the past in Yate Heritage Centre talk

3:56pm Thursday 9th October 2014

YATE and District Archaeology Group will host a talk on recent excavations in the Gloucester area at its meeting on Thursday, October 16.

Dursley and Cam Royal British Legion give thanks after achieving enormous collection total

1:46pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Dursley and Cam Royal British Legion have announced their total collection amount throughout the year as more than £14,000.

Shopping evening at Blue Coat School

12:34pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BLUE Coat School PTA Christmas shopping evening is to be held on Friday, November 28, from 7 to 9.30pm, at Blue Coat School, in Wotton-under-Edge. Any interested stall holders are asked to contact Ally Bryson on 01453 845799.

Education grants for students and apprentices in Stinchcombe Parish

12:25pm Thursday 9th October 2014

STUDENTS in the Parish of Stinchcombe aged 18 or over in adult education, university, college or an apprenticeship can apply for a grant from the Matthew Tyndall Educational Foundation for help with the purchase of books, etc. Apply to Mrs C Cooke at 3 Coombe Gardens, Stinchcombe, GL11 6AP, before November 1.

Dursley and Cam Supporters Group for Cotswold Care to host craft fayre

12:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Dursley & Cam Supporters Group for Cotswold Care are to host their annual craft fayre on Saturday, October 25, in Coaley Village Hall. The event will take place between 10am and 4pm. Entrance is free. All proceeds will go to Cotswold Care Hospice.






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